Nicole Burgess is a licensed psychotherapist and Leadership & Empowerment Coach to passionate high achieving professional women do what they love without sacrificing their personal life.

She has been a psychotherapist for over 15 years and is now coaching introverted female entrepreneurs in ending the overwhelmed and stressed out cycle, improving self-confidence, and loving who they are as a powerful woman.

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In this episode:

  • Susan Cain’s book Quiet and chapter on Leadership
  • Various articles in Inc, Entrepreneur, and Forbes magazines on strength of introverts as leaders
  • My definition of leaders:
    • Guides, mentors, coachs, and challenges a person,
    • has healthy ego strength,
    • celebrates when a person they mentor or coach excels and moves on,
    • is humble,
    • good listener,
    • takes actions,
    • and comfortable with the unknown
  • It is not about competition because I believe there is more than enough to go around
  • Highly sensitive persons traits (ep 9)
  • DOES-depth of processing, overarousability, emotional intensity, and sensory sensitivity
  • Observe the subtle things  (in the person, environment) etc.-not your job to rush in a rescue person-notice, observe, ask
  • Power of Empathy
  • Reflect back what you heard and observed
  • Introverts characteristics that make great leadership skills observe, are curious, learn through listening
  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and definition of introversion
  • Willingness to be vulnerable and go deep with people
  • Being seen and how that comes into leadership (ep68)
  • Thoroughly explore problems and not getting stuck in perfectionism
  • Brene Brown’s Dare to Lead book and discussion on Daring Leadership
  • Build deeper connections thru relationships
  • John Maxwell’s book Leader shift
  • Your values, leading through example, foster autonomy, celebrate accomplishments
  • Living intentionally
  • Wanting to improve your leaderships skills-explore limiting beliefs (ep 17) and in midlife unraveling (ep 23)
  • Introverted leaders:
    • Susan Cain
    • Mother Theresa
    • Mahatma Gandhi
    • Brene Brown
    • Dr. Elaine Aron

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